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Oven Crisped Citrus Chicken

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  Orange peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, cut up
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted

Combine orange juice and lime juice in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish; add chicken pieces, turning to coat on all sides.
Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours, occasionally tilting dish and spooning juice mixture over chicken.
Drain, reserving juices.
In paper or plastic bag combine flour, salt, chili powder, and orange peel.
Brush chicken pieces with melted butter, then shake, a few at a time, in flour mixture to coat evenly.
Return chicken to baking dish; spoon reserved juices over.
Bake at 375° till tender, 50 to 60 minutes.
Do not turn.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3491 Calories from Fat 2257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 251 g386.9%

Saturated Fat 87.7 g438.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1141.5 mg380.5%

Sodium 2923.8 mg121.8%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g9.9%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 258 g515.5%

Vitamin A 84.2% Vitamin C 117%

Calcium 19.5% Iron 79.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oven Crisped Citrus Chicken Recipe